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United States of America
Washington
District of Columbia

Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception  

Columbus Discovering America and window

Relief and window
(artist?)
1950s

Washington /  Columbus Discovering America and window   Washington /  Columbus Discovering America and window

Description

Bas relief of Columbus Discovering America.

Annotation

The bas relief will be found on the tympanum on the exterior north side of the East Portico of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception (Goode, The Outdoor Sculpture of Washington, D.C., p. 331). Also, at the entrance to the steps ascending the commanding Knights' Tower of the same building there is an illuminated stained glass image of Columbus.

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Location (N 38°56'0" - W 77°0'2")

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Item Code: usdc08; Photograph: 13 October 2000
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